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Bathymetric Mapping in Atlantic Completed

Bathymetric Mapping in Atlantic Completed

In the latter half of 2013 the British Royal Research Ship, RRS James Cook, set sail for the Atlantic to conduct the field work component of a European Research Council funded project, Reconstructing abrupt changes in chemistry and circulation of the equatorial Atlantic Ocean: Implications for global climate and deep-water habitats (CACH).   The expedition […]

Bureau Veritas Testing Single Window Software

Bureau Veritas Testing Single Window Software

Bureau Veritas Group has launched Maritime Pilot Phase for its Single Window for foreign trade in Togo, Africa.   The ceremony took place in Lomé, under the patronage of the President of the Republic, His Excellency Faure Gnassingbe. The pilot phase allows the testing of the electronic platform for its technical and organizational dimensions and will […]

Surge of Orders for Danelec Marine

Surge of Orders for Danelec Marine

Danelec Marine has received orders to supply Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) and Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) for 18 offshore support vessels in China.   The orders were taken by Danelec’s distributor Xiamen Huayi. The ships are under construction at a shipyard in Fujian province. Danelec Marine has seen a surge of business […]

GTT Technology to Feature on Yamal LNGC Newbuilds

GTT Technology to Feature on Yamal LNGC Newbuilds

GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz) has disclosed the order of nine Liquefied Natural Gas Carriers (LNGC) which will be built by the Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).   Six new ships will be owned jointly by TEEKAY & CLNG and the three others will be owned jointly by MOL & CSLNG. These large vessels […]

Raytheon to Launch ShipGuard at SMM, Hamburg

Raytheon to Launch ShipGuard at SMM, Hamburg

In view of an increasing demand for security of merchant ships and maritime trade, Raytheon Anschütz, a German-based manufacturer of Integrated Bridge Systems, has developed ShipGuard, a shipborne security solution. ShipGuard will be presented for the first time ever at SMM 2014 in Hamburg.   ShipGuard integrates the vessels existing navigation systems such as AIS […]

Readers’ Picks of the Week (July 21- 25, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (July 21- 25, 2014)

VIDEO: Float-On and Transport of Costa Concordia Onboard Dockwise Vanguard Following the successful parbuckling of Costa Concordia, and in anticipation of the pending refloat, Dockwise, a wholly-owned subsidiary …Read more Dockwise Vanguard to Transport Costa Concordia Wreck? Dockwise Vanguard may be the solution for the transportation of Costa Concordia wreck to the scrapyard, since the […]

Crowley First to Order Mitsui’s ME-GI Engines

Crowley First to Order Mitsui’s ME-GI Engines

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.  has received the first order for electronically controlled gas injection diesel engine (ME-GI) from Crowley Maritime Corporation.   MAN B&W 8S70ME-C8.2-GI will be installed on 2 x 2,400 TEU + 400 vehicles ConRo ships to be built by VT Halter Marine Inc. ME-GI is a diesel cycle dual fuel engine based […]

Christening of LNG Hybrid Barge Set for SMM

Christening of LNG Hybrid Barge Set for SMM

Visitors of this year’s SMM trade fair in Hamburg will be given a special treat, as an LNG Hybrid Barge is scheduled to be christened during the fair, Hamburg-based Becker Marine Systems announced.   “We have developed special drive systems for this and are happy to be presenting our LNG Hybrid Barge at SMM,” said […]

Update: Wärtsilä Divests Its Shares in QMD JV

Update: Wärtsilä Divests Its Shares in QMD JV

Wärtsilä has made plans to divest its shares in the Qingdao Qiyao Wärtsilä MHI Linshan Marine Diesel Co. Ltd (QMD), the joint venture company established for manufacturing large low-speed marine diesel engines.   Wärtsilä’s shares in the joint venture will be transferred to the current majority shareholder, Qingdao Qiyao Linshan Power Development Co Ltd, a company […]

GE, LR Targeting Customers for Their Gas Turbine Systems

GE, LR Targeting Customers for Their Gas Turbine Systems

GE Marine and Lloyd’s Register have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to identify potential gas turbine-powered commercial ship projects.   “Through the MOU we will identify target segments and commercial customers for our highly-efficient marine gas turbine systems,” said Brien Bolsinger, Vice President, Marine Operations, GE Marine, Evendale, Ohio. “GE already has an established […]

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